Re: [R] Make plots with GNUplot. Have anyone tried that?

From: Henrik Bengtsson <hb_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2008 15:58:55 -0800

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 2:12 PM, Louise Hoffman <louise.hoffman_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>
> > Seriously. Be specific if you have a problem. (read the posting guide). R can
> > also plot. If you don't like R's plots (which I could not understand) you can
> > export data and import them to gnuplot. So what?
>
> Okay, my post was not very good.
>
> The reason (I think) I need GNUplot, is that I would like to include
> the plots from R in a Latex report, where I would like to have all the
> text and equations in the plots with the same font as used in Latex.

FYI, the LaTeX 'psfrag' package was designed for the purpose of having LaTeX replace the text in EPS figures with text specified in LaTeX. That should give you the same font as in your main document. I haven't used it in a while but it normally does what you want.

My $0.02

Henrik

>
> So when I read about opening and closing "dev" for making a pdf I
> figured that the plots that R produces are like the once Matlab makes;
> shows what they ought to, nothing more, nothing less.
>
> So I was wondering if anyone know of an GNUplot friendly format and
> the code that would produce that text file.
>
> I am new to both R and GNUplot, so I am pure ears if someone knows how
> to make such plots in R.
>
>
>
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